Tear soup: a recipe for healing after loss

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Grief Watch, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 51 pages
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The award-winning, bestselling children's book is now available as a video, narrated by the nationally-known Mary McDonald-Lewis. In this modern-day fable, a woman who has suffered a terrible loss cooks up a special batch of "tear soup," blending the unique ingredients of her life into the grief process. Along the way she dispenses a recipe of sound advice for people who are in mourning or know someone who has suffered a loss. The video was created by filming the richly-illustrated pages from the book and adding narration and an original score. Together these two resources present a profound message in a sublime way for children, as well as people of all ages. The video provides a new way to offer the helpful messages of Tear Soup to those who have suffered a loss. An appendix in the book contains a helpful listing of grief support groups for a variety of situations. Grief counselors and ministers of many denominations have found Tear Soup a helpful book for those in the first stages of mourning.

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User Review  - chermom5 - LibraryThing

This book deals with loss, and tells the story of an old woman, Grandy, whose husband has recently died. Through Grandy and her grandson, Chester, it discusses the grief process and how people can ... Read full review

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User Review  - PitcherBooks - LibraryThing

Great book. Excellent text. A definite 'good buy' if you or someone you love is grieving. Loved the endpaper art. Found the interior illustrations too cartoony, distracting, and simply unappealing ... Read full review


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